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Written by Viator, November 2012
In the mostly Roman Catholic country of Chile, every year, tens of thousands of religious pilgrims make the 50-mile (80-km) trek from Santiago to the sanctuary of Lo Vásquez on December 7th and ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
Festive celebrations begin early in Costa Rica, with the start of ‘Las Posadas’ (the ‘inns’) nine days before Christmas and three dramatic parades taking place around the country. ‘El Carnival’, ...
Mountain climbing in Ecuador is but one of many adventure activities offered in the northern stretch of the Andes, and climbing Cotopaxi is often featured on the bucket lists of backpackers from ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, February 2011
Despite its wealth of remarkable pre-Columbian artifacts, including iconic polychrome pottery, enigmatic stone spheres, and priceless jade and gold pieces, Costa Rica once struggled proud to display ...
Written by Ernest White, March 2013
Cartagena might be the jewel of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, but that doesn’t mean that visitors to this gorgeous colonial city aren’t also interested in treasures that might be buried a little ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, November 2012
There are wonders well worth exploring in Lima, from the fascinating Spanish Colonial center and ancient pre-Columbian huacas, to the upscale enticements of Miraflores and the Costa Verde. That said, ...
Despite its stunning setting and sleek, ultra-modern air, few would characterize the capital of Chile as an endless assortment of tourist attractions on par with, say, Cancun. This is part of its ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, January 2012
On February 3, superstar Elton John will be performing in San Jose , Costa Rica , with a very special opening act: Minister of Culture and Youth Manuel Obregon . Appointed to the position by ...
The colorful culture of the Quechua-speaking peoples seems mysterious to many travelers, an exotic element of Peru ’s
Andean population, always visible in bright woolen textiles, yet
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, September 2012
While the wet and wild city of Rio has plenty to entertain you, it also makes a most festive base for exploring Southern Brazil. So, never mind the night’s excess; instead grab a pack of Engove (the ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, July 2012
The world’s longest country isn’t well known for its cuisine. Though its exquisite seafood and flavorful melting pot—with Incan, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Middle Eastern heritage—has ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, October 2012
With its reputation as South America’s most gay-friendly city and a pioneer of gay rights in the Latino community, it’s no surprise that Buenos Aires’ annual Gay Pride Festival is the hottest ticket ...
Who hasn’t imagined waking up one morning (or afternoon) and walking out the front door only to be greeted by the sun, sand, and surf of Ipanema Beach? With all the available apartments for rent in ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, May 2012
There are two top reasons why travelers choose Peru :
The nation’s awesome archaeological sites, and its cuisine. While many
visitors are under the impression that they’ll need to sacrifice ...
Written by David J, March 2013
This small museum in central San Jose, Costa Rica, holds the world’s largest collection of American jade, containing a vast array of jewelry and artifacts, as well as an exhibit that offers a ...
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